Category Archives: Reviews

Product review: Philips PD9016 9-inch Portable LCD Dual DVD Player.

While Lara and I had thought and rethought about the “no TV before they’re two” policy, there was one related topic on which we had total clarity. There was no way we were going to put Jack and Emme into a car for 22 hours round trip without some sort of video distraction. I’ll worry […]

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Product review: Cloud b Twilight Constellation Night Light — Sea Turtle and Lady Bug.

  A few months before the birth of the twins, I started looking on Amazon for the essential items we’d need upon their arrival: Bottles, diapers, rectal thermometers. This search lasted about 12 seconds before I sidelined into looking at all of the cool baby toys. Before long, the Amazon Groupthink (a.k.a. user reviews) had […]

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Product review: Baby Jogger City Mini Double Stroller.

While I was pregnant and we were considering stroller options, I swore that I would never get a side-by-side nor would I spend more than $100 or $150 for a double stroller. Justin wanted a Revolution Bob and I thought it was ridiculous to spend $600 on a stroller (I still think so.) I just […]

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Product review: Fisher Price Baby Gyms.

The fact that the twins waking time is getting longer and longer scares the hell out of me. That’s right, my babies’ alertness is frightening to me. That’s because it comes with a need to be entertained. I know, I know, babies don’t need a lot of flash and drama to entertain themselves; after all, […]

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Product review: Tiny Love Gymini Bouncer.

We have your basic, standard bouncy seats for each of the babies. They’re great — have a nice vibration mechanism on them and are a reliable place to plop the baby when you have to make a bottle quickly or change the other one’s diaper. We’ve also used them for napping purposes, especially for Jack, […]

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